HONOR Posts on XDA

Honor is a sub-brand of Huawei, headquartered in China. They were founded in 2013. The company primarily manufacturers Android phones with EMUI software.

Honor 8 in Pictures: Blue, Black and White

These different colors are not applied to a shiny plastic body like you see in many smartphones. These have a very metallic look and are encased in 15 layers of light-catching material. This makes the color of your device significant because it doesn't just change the look of the phone, but it affects the refraction...

[WINNER ANNOUNCED!] Win an Honor 8: Dual-Camera, Premium Build, and Fast-Charging

We just dropped our extensive review of the new Honor 8, and the tldr is that we're pretty impressed with what Honor has done. So, we're giving one away! Below you can enter the contest in a bunch of different ways. The contest will run for about a week, when we'll pick a winner by...

How to Get the Most out of EMUI on the Honor 8

Home Screen Style EMUI has an easy-mode built into their launcher that strips everything down to the basics. This mode even extends into the settings so everything is simple across the board. Obviously this mode is targeted towards people who do better with simple things. Maybe it's not a feature that the XDA audience will use...

Honor 8 XDA Review: Capable & Powerful Little Flagship on a Budget

The Honor 8 is Honor's newest flagship phone, now hitting the U.S. market and Europe at a competitive price-point. Offering excellent silicon and a glass and metal design for $400, the Honor 8 is in an interesting pricing bracket with even more interesting competitors. Can this device honor its specifications and stay toe-to-toe with the new...

Honor 8 Camera Tip and Tricks

With the dual lens setup on the Honor 8 phone, you can get some pretty amazing shots that remind us a lot of the capabilities of the Huawei P9. There are so many different things to experiment with when messing around with the camera on this device. I'll be going over some of the best...

Honor 8 XDA TV Video Review

The Honor 8 is the high-end flagship phone offered for either $400 or $450 dollars, depending on which option you go with (available via Amazon, hihonor.com, and other retailers). This phone comes with a 5.2 1080p display, Kirin 950 CPU 4GB of RAM, 32/64GB ROM and 3000mAh Battery. You can explore more about the Honor 8...

Honor 8 Launch Event Recap

Interview with Top XDA Members During the launch of the Honor phone, Miles took some time to interview some of the members of the development community about their thoughts on the new phone. The XDA Developers interviewed in this video are mgbotoe, TEKHD, guitardedhero. Event Recap This past Tuesday, Honor launched their Honor 8 phone. At the event, they talked about all...

Honor Promises Extensive Software Support from This Year Onwards

Honor is trying hard to win fans, and it certainly seems to be ticking the right boxes in our books. At first, there was the partnership with us to foster developer interest in Honor devices. And now, in a Google+ post by a spokesperson, Honor has promised extensive software support. The commitment from Honor is to...

XDA and Honor Kick Off Partnership

Yesterday when we posted about the Honor 8 announcement, we hinted that XDA and Honor have entered into a partnership for the upcoming months that involves the Honor Hub, a community incentive program, and a handful of articles over the coming months that cover Honor 8 tips and tricks, development, and more. A sponsorship like...

Honor 8 Announced: Dual-Camera, Premium Design, Spacious Battery [Hands-On]

Honor has officially announced their new flagship, the Honor 8, which will be sold unlocked and around the world starting at $399 for the 32GB model, and $449 for 64GB, both of which offer microSD expansion. It has a 5.2" FHD LCD display and is powered by the Kirin 950 (also found in the speedy...

honor Interview at MWC 2016

While the initial excitement of all the new releases is starting to die down, there is still a lot to see at MWC 2016. We’ve already showed you the LG G5, Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, the LG G5 app drawer, the Huawei MateBook, the Sony Xperia X line and a demo of Ubuntu...

The New Mid-Range: Things I Learned from the honor 5X

A few weeks ago we published our full review of the Honor 5X, where we documented all of our findings and plenty of thoughts on Huawei’s first phone aimed at the U.S, which you can find here. Since then, I’ve been carrying the honor 5X in my second pocket. This is something I alluded to in...